Chocolate-Covered “Indian” Cupcakes


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Appears in
Kaffeehaus: Exquisite Desserts from the Classic Cafes of Vienna, Budapest, and Prague

By Rick Rodgers

Published 2002

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Indianers, chocolate-glazed orbs of sponge cake filled with a swirl of whipped cream, are one of the most scrumptious pastries a café can offer. Indianerkrapfen molds are commonplace in Austria but are not available here. Against the advice of my Viennese friends, and on the recommendation of some otherwise reliable cookbooks, I spent many frustrating hours trying to make free-form globes of cake. Beaten, I consulted my friend Karitas, who suggested that I use a Danish ebelski